Oct 22, 2012 6:00pm EDT
finds the candidates tied. that makes tonight's debate a potential game changer. >> president obama ended the iraq war. mitt romney would have left 30,000 troops there. >> reporter: this ad just released by the obama campaign may preview the president's strategy pointing out foreign policy successes as commander in chief. romney is likely to hit hard on libya. republicans argue the administration's handling of the recent attack there which rutted in the u.s. ambassador's death proves it's time for a change. >> the last couple of weeks with all the problems in libya and the administration's four or five different conflicting statement abouts it may be mitt romney goes in with the upper hand. >> reporter: look for candidates to bring discussions back to the economy as their running natures are doing. >> we're not even creating enough jobs every month just to keep up with the growth of our country's population. we are heading in the wrong direction. he can't run on that record. >> america is not in decline. here's what it is. romney and ryan are in den kneel. >> reporter: -- in denial.
Oct 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
firefighters president obama was delivering his remarks in richmond, virginia, two days of nonstop campaigning, however, beginning to take a toll. >> i'm sorry. are you fired up? >> we're ready. this is our time. i need your help. >> the president just a tad hoarse earlier today. mr. obama did make some election history in chicago a few minutes back when he became a first sitting president to ever cast his vote early. he wrapped up his day in ohio before he's back in washington d.c. tonight. mitt romney kept his focus on the buckeye state all day long. remember no republican has ever captured the white house without winning ohio. >>> a former fbi agent runs down an 18-year-old in a deadly drunk driving crash. today a jury finds adrian johnson guilty of that crime. ken molestina joins us live from upper marlboro with details. >> reporter: this was a very emotional day for all those involved, especially the family of the loved ones of the victims who say today justice was indeed served. it was in february of 2011 that along garner was killed and his close friend badly injured following a drunke
Oct 24, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. suddenly they're not going to get that. >> reporter: president obama favors letting the bush era tax cuts expire for those making $250,000 or more. tim kaine wants the threshold raised to income levels at five hundred thousand and put the revenue towards -- at 500,000 put the revenue towards reducing budget cut in defense and domestic spending. >> if we let the bush tax cut expire over 500,000, we don't have to make a trillion dollars worth of cuts. we have to make $500 billion worth of cuts. >> to me it's wrong. the paramount responsibility of the federal government is national defense. what's needed is these cuts need to be stopped. respect allen is opposed to tax increases. >> we have a weak fragile economy. raising taxes doesn't create more jobs. >> both candidates' positions are closely aligned with their party's presidential candidates. neither allen nor mitt romney give details of what they might cut to balance the budget since they're opposed to raising taxes. allen says allowing more coal mining and offshore drilling will create a manufacturing renaissance, as he says, and make t